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What is metastatic prostate cancer?

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Metastatic prostate cancer means the tumor has spread to the distant lymph nodes or more distant parts of the body.

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute.

National Cancer Institute. 

American Cancer Society.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on August 08, 2018

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute.

National Cancer Institute. 

American Cancer Society.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on August 08, 2018

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